Kellyanne Conway: Trump Has Been Veterans' 'Best Friend'

While Conway has gone to great lengths to defend the Trump administration, even coining now-infamous terms like "alternative facts," her husband has been a vocal critic of the president, often using his Twitter account to lambast his policies . More..

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FBI fires Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

FBI fires Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

The page claims President Trump pressured the FBI to fire Strzok despite recommendations from the bureau's disciplinary arm. Fitton was referring to Lisa Page, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation att...More..

Manafort judge refuses to name jurors over safety fears
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Manafort judge refuses to name jurors over safety fears

The judge in the trial of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort says he will not release the names of jurors because of fears for their safety. "I think the whole Manafort trial is very sad", Trump said...More..

Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool'
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool'

Trump . Describing Trump's move as "inappropriate and deeply regrettable", they insisted "we have never before seen the approval or removal of security clearances used as a political tool, as was done in this...More..

China is 'rapidly' expanding bomber training, probably for United States strikes - Pentagon
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

China is 'rapidly' expanding bomber training, probably for United States strikes - Pentagon

The report said that while the PLA had continued to extend operations, it was not clear what message Beijing was seeking to send by carrying out the flights "beyond a demonstration of improved capabilities"...More..

Treasury targets Chinese, Russian shipping firms for violating North Korea sanctions
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Treasury targets Chinese, Russian shipping firms for violating North Korea sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department said they imposed the designations against one individual and three companies-China-based Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading Co., Ltd.; its Singapore-based affiliate,...More..

Imran Khan elected 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Imran Khan elected 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

The prime minister-in-waiting had himself called his Indian counterparts to extend a personal invitation. PTI heavyweight Jehangir Khan Tareen lauded newly elected PM Khan. The Pakistan People's Party (PPP), ...More..

Chinese passenger plane goes off NAIA runway
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Chinese passenger plane goes off NAIA runway

Stranded passengers crowd the NAIA Terminal 1 after a Xiamen Air Boeing 737-800 slid off the NAIA runway on August 17, 2018. A Xiamen Airlines flight from Xiamen to Manila has crash landed at Manila Nin...More..

Children Killed In Yemen Bus Strike
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Children Killed In Yemen Bus Strike

The Western-backed alliance of Sunni Muslim Arab states intervened in Yemen's war in 2015 to restore the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi who was ousted from the capital Sanaa by the Houthis. The ...More..

Trump's Military Parade, Which Could Cost $90 Million Dollars, Postponed
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump's Military Parade, Which Could Cost $90 Million Dollars, Postponed

The official spoke on the condition of anonymity. A US official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million - more than three times the maximum ...More..

End of an era: Nation mourns demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

End of an era: Nation mourns demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Few people could claim to understand what drove him. 'There is a void in the politics of South Asia after his death. Over the past couple of days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Foreign Affairs Minister Su...More..

Colorado man arrested after wife and two daughters disappear
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Colorado man arrested after wife and two daughters disappear

A friend of a pregnant Colorado woman whose husband is accused of killing her and their two young daughters says she never noticed anything wrong between the couple. Christopher Watts made an emotional appeal ...More..

Brennan says Trump move 'designed to send message'
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Brennan says Trump move 'designed to send message'

Russian Federation has said it did not interfere, contrary to the USA intelligence community's findings. Writing in an article for the New York Times published on Thursday , Brennan hit back after being str...More..

Saudi Arabia Clarifies: Cryptocurrency Trading IS Illegal
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia Clarifies: Cryptocurrency Trading IS Illegal

Furthermore, the government established a standing committee led by the Capital Market Authority to supervise the implementation of the ban . The institutions issued a joint statement saying the claims bei...More..

John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked

A mini-flap developed following Sanders' briefing when White House reporters noticed the July 26 date on the president's statement . Last year, Mr Brennan said the Russia inquiry was "well-founded" becau...More..

Gunmen attack intelligence service centre in Kabul
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Gunmen attack intelligence service centre in Kabul

The firefight erupted near a training facility overseen by the National Security Directorate - Afghanistan's intelligence agency - with the gunmen holed up in a construction site near residential homes, an of...More..

Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers: Officials - International
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers: Officials - International

At a hospital in the city wounded people could be seen groaning in agony on stretchers, while uncovered wooden coffins filled with bodies were laid on the floor. Here AFP examines what the Taliban's move mean...More..

USA media fight back against Trump attacks
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

USA media fight back against Trump attacks

The Boston Globe , which led calls for the media campaign, wrote that "today in the United States we have a president who has created a mantra that members of the media who do not blatantly support the policies...More..

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

He did not apply for bail and has been ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home, starting today. Wilson had since been on bail and on Tuesday magistrate Robert Stone decided he will not need to spend ti...More..

Mainland opposes US Taiwan-related defense act
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mainland opposes US Taiwan-related defense act

The One China Policy says that there is only one China , one Chinese government and that Taiwan is a breakaway province. "We also sternly warn the Democratic Progressive Party administration that relying o...More..

Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance

President Trump has ordered former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance to be revoked. Brennan in particular has been a frequent presence on TV slamming Trump. He's also been critical of the pres...More..

China to send negotiator to US for trade talks this month
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

China to send negotiator to US for trade talks this month

A senior USA government official confirmed the talks and said: "We expect to discuss steps to achieve a more balanced trading relationship". The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced Thursday that a delegation ...More..

Mnangagwa in veiled Chamisa threat
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mnangagwa in veiled Chamisa threat

ZANU-PF's legal team has also argued that Chamisa and his MDC-Alliance can not prove that presidential election results announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) were wrong as they did not make use o...More..

Malaysian Judge says Korean killing was political
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Malaysian Judge says Korean killing was political

The two young Southeast Asian women are the only suspects in custody and face the death penalty if convicted. Mr Kim, the estranged half-brother of Kim Jong-un, had been waiting to board a flight to Macau on ...More..

Mysterious Russian Satellite May Be Space Weapon, US Warns
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mysterious Russian Satellite May Be Space Weapon, US Warns

Ms Poblete said that the U.S. had "serious concerns" that Russian Federation was developing anti-satellite weapons. A United States official said the satellite was acting suspiciously, describing its recent l...More..

Tehran 'cancels' visit by Iraq's PM after remarks on US sanctions
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tehran 'cancels' visit by Iraq's PM after remarks on US sanctions

The Turkey visit, beginning Tuesday, will go ahead as planned, the official said . The United States reintroduced earlier this month tough economic sanctions against Iran, which were lifted after the landmar...More..

South Korean Leader Prepares for Third Meeting with Kim Jong Un
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

South Korean Leader Prepares for Third Meeting with Kim Jong Un

Putin expressed hopes to further develop "reciprocal cooperation including the realization of the tripartite project" that would also involve South Korea. "Developments in inter-Korean relations are not the b...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Provincial state of emergency declared over B.C. wildfires

Declarations of provincial states of emergency may be issued by the minister responsible under the Emergency Program Act. Mike Farnworth , Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaratio...More..

Paris baulks at 'horrible' eco-friendly public urinals
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Paris baulks at 'horrible' eco-friendly public urinals

Each of the four bright red boxes has an opening at the front, and straw laden within, which apparently can be collected and used for compost for public parks. The public " Uritrottoir " - a combination of the ...More..

Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India

Based on a request for help from the State Government, the Centre despatched army units in three Air Force planes to Kerala to help the civilian administration tackle the crisis. The airport is situated near Pe...More..